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wish list

noun
1.
a usually unwritten list of things one wishes for:
Money is on everyone's wish list.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Examples from the web for wish list
  • Top of their wish list is permission to distribute yuan-denominated mutual funds, which are increasingly popular among the rich.
  • However, the offer they are using as a baseline was essentially a management wish list, which had no chance of being accepted.
British Dictionary definitions for wish list

wish list

noun
1.
a list of things desired by a person or organization: the Polish government's wish list
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for wish list

wish list

noun phrase

A presumed list of things one wants: intent on buying every weapon the generals and admirals put on their wish lists


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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wish list in Technology
jargon
A list of desired features or bug fixes that probably won't get done for a long time, usually because the person responsible for the code is too busy or can't think of a clean way to do it. "OK, I'll add automatic filename completion to the wish list for the new interface."
Compare tick-list features.
[Does anybody call this a "want list"?]
[Jargon File]
(1998-04-28)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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